Currycomb
Currycomb Cur"ry*comb` (k?r"r?-k?m`), n. A kind of card or comb having rows of metallic teeth or serrated ridges, used in currying a horse. [1913 Webster]

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  • Currycomb — Cur ry*comb , v. t. To comb with a currycomb. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • currycomb — [kʉr′ē kōm΄] n. [ CURRY1 + COMB1] a circular comb with rows of teeth or ridges, for rubbing down, grooming, and cleaning a horse s coat vt. to use a currycomb on …   English World dictionary

  • currycomb — noun Date: 1573 a comb made of rows of metallic teeth or serrated ridges and used especially to curry horses • currycomb transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • currycomb — v. brush down a horse with a currycomb (comb with metal teeth) n. comb with metal teeth (for brushing down horses) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • currycomb — I noun a square comb with rows of small teeth; used to curry horses • Hypernyms: ↑comb II verb clean (a horse) with a currycomb • Hypernyms: ↑comb • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • currycomb — /kerr ee kohm , kur /, n. 1. a comb, usually with rows of metal teeth, for currying horses. v.t. 2. to rub or clean with such a comb. [1565 75; CURRY2 + COMB1] * * * …   Universalium

  • currycomb — 1. noun A comb or brush, having rubber or plastic teeth, used to groom horses 2. verb To groom using such a comb …   Wiktionary

  • currycomb — cur•ry•comb [[t]ˈkɜr iˌkoʊm, ˈkʌr [/t]] n. 1) a comb, usu. with rows of metal teeth, for currying horses 2) to rub or clean with such a comb • Etymology: 1565–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • currycomb — /ˈkʌrikoʊm/ (say kureekohm) noun 1. a comb, usually with rows of metal teeth, for currying horses, etc. –verb (t) 2. to rub or clean with such a comb …   Australian English dictionary

  • currycomb —   n. metal comb for grooming horse …   Dictionary of difficult words

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